Pesto



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 100 (100g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

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Calories: 0
Total Sugars: 0g
Carb.: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Total Fats: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0g
Sodium: 0mg
*Data provided by USDA

An Italian sauce traditionally made from crushed Genoese basil, salt and garlic, olive oil, and Pecorino Sardo cheese originating the city of Genoa. There are many variants of this sauce, with parmesan or romano cheeses being used instead of the pecorino sardo. Other variations add extra ingredients like walnuts, pine nuts or ricotta cheese. Or, argula is sometimes used in addition to or instead of the basil. Pesto is highly versatile but is commonly used on bread, pasta, soups or crackers.


Pesto is often found in recipes that also contain veal, mayonnaise and Texas toast